670 cattle come under the hammer at Saintfield

Saintfield Cattle Market, Friday 3rd October, 2008. Pictures: Diane Magill
Saintfield Cattle Market, Friday 3rd October, 2008. Pictures: Diane Magill

There was another great entry of 670 cattle at Wednesday’s sale at Saintfield, with a firm trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 145 fats sold to £1508 for a 920kg Lim Bullock, £164 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1330 for a 950kg Char, £140 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Lisburn producer Lim Bullocks 920kg £164 £1508, 770kg £185 £1424, 860kg £162 £1393, 760kg £174 £1322, 770kg £170 £1309, Castlewellan producer Char Cow 950kg £140 £1330, Downpatrick producer Lim Bullocks 740kg £178 £1317, 700kg £178 £1246, 650kg £184 £1196, Saintfield producer Sim Bullocks 640kg £171 £1094, 720kg £140 £1008, Carryduff producer Char Cows 730kg £139 £1014, 880kg £116 £1020, 620kg £161 £998, 610kg £160 £976, Killinchy producer Sim Bullock 590kg £182 £1073, AA Cows 720kg £122 £878, 780kg £110 £858, 740kg £108 £799, Crossgar producer Char Cows 700kg £161 £1127, 630kg £167 £1052, Saintfield producer Char Cows 620kg £149 £923, 640kg £140 £896, Downpatrick producer Char Cows 530kg £177 £938, 550kg £166 £913, 580kg £142 £823, Newtownards producer Char Bull 1000kg £99 £990, Fr Cows 720kg £122 £878, 780kg £110 £858, 740kg £108 £799, 690kg £108 £745, Downpatrick producer Fr Cows 710kg £114 £809, 730kg £110 £803, 630kg £114 £718, Belfast producer Fr Cows 750kg £115 £ 862, 680kg £125 £850, 720kg £116 £835, 630kg £132 £831, 700kg £105 £735, 620kg £115 £713, Downpatrick producer Fr Cows 700kg £130 £910, 830kg £108 £896, 640kg £137 £876, 630kg £139 £875, 740kg £107 £791.

BULLOCKS: 135 sold to £1155 for a 600kg Lim, (192) £555 along with his weight. Lighter sorts sold to £905 for a 350kg Char, (260) £555 along with his weight.

Leading Prices; Ballynahinch producer Lims&Chars 600kg £1155, 560kg £1035, 590kg £1035, 490kg £1000, 490kg £985, Liisburn producer BBs 610kg £1165, 500kg £1155, 540kg £1105, 460kg £990, 490kg £990, 450kg £940, Dromore producer Chars 600kg £1145, 500kg £1065, 490kg £945, 440kg £850, Ballygowan producer Chars 370kg £920, 350kg £905, 350kg £860, 330kg £825, Belfast producer BBs 520kg £1045, 500kg £1015, 490kg £920, Portaferry producer Chars 450kg £985, 440kg £975, 490kg £970, 360kg £900, 360kg £860, Ballywalter producer BBs 470kg £960, 390kg £835, 390kg £810, Downpatrick producer Chars 490kg £1010, 450kg £980, 470kg £980, 400kg £970, 490kg £945, 420kg £930, 470kg £910, 450kg £850, 400kg £840, 330kg £710.

HEIFERS: 125 sold to £1165 for a 600kg Char, (194) £565 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Chars 600kg £1165, 490kg £1000, 350kg £830, Ballynahinch producer BB&Chars 460kg £1045, 490kg £1040, 500kg £1005, 450kg £1000, 500kg £980, 450kg £960, 400kg £920, 440kg £920, 440kg £880, 450kg £875, 400kg £870, 410kg £850, 400kg £825, 390kg £820, 390kg £805, 400kg £800, 350kg £730, Downpatrick producer Chars 440kg £990, 400kg £900, 460kg £900, 460kg £870, 450kg £850, 400kg £835, 390kg £780, 400kg £780, Bangor producer Lims 390kg £830, 390kg £800, Downpatrick producer Lims430kg £895, 440kg £880, 400kg £850, 390kg £805, 350kg £765, 300kg £755, Portaferry producer Chars 490kg £950, 400kg £815, 350kg £730, Saintfield producer Daqs 400kg £840, 390kg £820, 390kg £740, Dromore producer Chars 440kg £890, 450kg £890, 440kg £860, 400kg £845.

DROPPED CALVES; 75 Drops sold to £400 for a Lim Bull.

Leading prices: Killinchy producer Lim Bull £400, Carryduff producer BB Bulls £380, £340, £305, BB Heifers £320, £280, Downpatrick producer Daq Bulls £340, £300, £270, Saintfield producer Sim Bulls £340, £290, £250, Sim Heifer £305, £260, Kircubbin producer BB Bulls £300 twice, £280 twice, BB Heifers £290, £270, Young Fr Bulls £110, £90, £78,Downpatrick producer AA Bulls £318, £315, £250, Millisle producer Sh Bull £340, £325, £220, Dromore producer Young Fr Bulls £100 twice, £95, £80 twice.